Ingredients we won't touch

There are ingredients currently used in many deodorant and anti-perspirant brands which Owl in a Towel would never use. 

If an ingredient is not on the list, don't assume it meets our safety standards. The list is not exhaustive, but focuses on additives often found in deodorants and anti-perspirants. And, yes - it's a long list because there are lots of unnecessary and unhealthy additives included in many brands' ingredients.

We will never touch:

  • Aluminum Compounds
  • Artificial Colors
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Benzyl Salicylate
  • BHT
  • Citrus Oils (Phototoxic)
  • Dimethicone
  • Distearyldimonium Chloride
  • EDTA
  • Fragrance 
  • Glyceryl Laurate- found in a hand sanitizer
  • Grapefruit Seed Extract
  • Parabens 
  • PEGs
  • Phthalates
  • Potassium Sorbate
  • Propylene Glycol
  • SD Alcohol 1
  • SD Alcohol 40B
  • Silver Chloride
  • Sodium Benzoate
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Steareth-2
  • Steareth-21
  • Steareth-100
  • Talc  
  • Triethanolamine (TEA)
  • Tocopheryl Acetate
  • Zinc Carbonate
  • Zinc Citrate
  • Zinc Pyrithione